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Permit expediters typically charge more than $6,500 to help Los Angeles County eating establishments obtain a CUP and Type 41 liquor license.

For new restaurants working on limited budgets, we wanted to offer an alternative.

This self-guided permit course bundle will walk you through the process of completing your CUP and ABC Type 41 applications. It includes:

  • Application form download pack.
  • Video tutorials for each form.
  • Downloadable PDF resources.

An option with consulting hours is also available for those who want additional support.

About This Course Bundle

To sell beer and wine in the County of Los Angeles, restaurants outside of the City of LA jurisdiction must obtain a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) permit from the City of Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning, and a Type 41 liquor license from California's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC). Both departments are independent of one another, and the application processes are entirely different. 

It can be a daunting, confusing, and time-intensive journey if you've never applied for a liquor license before. 

We developed the two courses associated with this bundle to introduce and walk you through how to put together complete, accurate applications that have the best chance of getting reviewed and approved quickly. 

You'll receive step-by-step instruction on how to fill out all required application forms, along with a list of documents needed and other valuable materials.


Senior Entitlement Manager

Sheryl Brady

Sheryl Brady is a senior entitlement manager at Permit Place. For 30 years, she has worked as a planner in both the public and private sectors. Over the past 11 years, she’s worked closely with more than 100 Permit Place clients of all types to streamline the liquor license process and get approvals easier.


Mike Robinson

Mike Robinson is president of Permit Place, a national permit expediting firm. Mike founded and grew the organization through an educate-first philosophy, and Permit U is the next chapter. The objective of Permit U is to democratize the often complex permitting process and give commercial business owners greater control.